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The Close, Bretforton

Description: The Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148626

OS Grid Reference: SP0875544138
OS Grid Coordinates: 408755, 244138
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0955, -1.8736

Location: Main Street, Bretforton, Worcestershire WR11 7HU

Locality: Bretforton
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 7HU

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Listing Text

BRETFORTON CP B 4035 (north side)
SP 0844 - SP 0944

13/24 The Close (formerly listed
as Cottage SE of Manor Farm
occupied by Leslie)


House. C17 with some early C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Coursed rubble with
ashlar dressings and Cotswold stone roof. L-plan, ranges extending to west
(with gable-end stack) and south (with lateral stack). East front: two storeys
with stone coped verge to right, rebuilt in brick to left; two windows, a fixed
casement under segmental head to left and a 2-light stone mullioned window to
right. The ground floor has a 2-light casement to left and a similar mullioned
window to right. Entrance in angle between ranges through a C20 porch. Gable-
end stack has motifs, carved in relief, including a dog and a fleur-de-lys.
Interior: inglenook fireplace with two small recesses, each having a triangular
head in rear wall. The other stack has a triangular stone head to the fireplace.

Listing NGR: SP0875544138

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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